The rich history of Aubusson rugs and their association with French aristocracy has made them popular with interior decorators who specialize in creating ultra-glamorous interiors. Aubusson rugs were designed by French artists for the homes of the nobility. These flat woven rugs have a similar aesthetic to Savonnerie carpets which were initially made exclusively for the French king’s palaces and were not available to the aristocracy. The well composed designs of Aubusson rugs, their fine craftsmanship and delicate play of color make them showpieces in any interior. Pair these rich rugs with lush fabrics and accessories and you can elevate your interior to the pinnacle of sophistication and elegance as these four interiors by famous decorators show. Read More
Steve Jobs once said, "Design is not just what it looks like, design is how it works." It is no secret that Aubusson rugs look stunning and elegant, it is how well they fit with modern and classic designs that make them work so well in so many rooms. An excellent way to allot space or guide the eye to key features in the room, Aubusson rugs are perfect for making classic, functional spaces come alive.
Red is a powerful color. Red imparts a sense of luxury, power, and warmth to a room. One of the best way to bring the power of red is to anchor the room on an Aubusson rug with red accent colors. An Aubusson rug covers the largest noticeable surface in a room and therefor makes a bigger impact than any other element in the space. Even small amounts of red detail colors in an Aubusson rug will help you introduce red into a room through red fabrics or red screens and red pillows. While rugs with subtle designs are great when you want them to recede into the background, an Aubusson rug are best when you wish to make a more powerful statement. If you wish your room to command attention, there is nothing better than an Aubusson rug. In today’s post we will study how 5 great interior designers used the power of red Aubusson rugs to create uniquely memorable interiors. Read More